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Document Details


Title: Diary of Mary Boykin Chesnut, June, 1861
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S892-D007
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, 1823-1886
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 31-Mar-1823
Speaker place of birth: Pleasant Hill, SC; South Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military wife; Politician's wife; Writer
Age at speaking: 38
Document location: Charleston, SC
Document date: 06-Jun-1861
People discussed: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: North America; Richmond, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis; North America; Richmond, VA; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Civil wars; Confederate army; Husband's absence; Military; Military officers; Politics; Relationships; Secession; Sociology; Spies
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S892-D007-387